Flag is flown for Armed Forces Day

 Malvern Hills District Council has shown its support by raising a flag to mark the lead-up to Armed Forces Day.

Today (Tuesday), Cllr Dean Clarke, Chairman of the Council, raised the flag above the Council House to recognise the contribution made by all military communities past and present.

This year, Armed Forces Day will be held on Saturday, 29 June, and is a chance to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community which includes currently serving troops, service families, veterans and cadets.

Cllr Dean Clarke, Chairman of Malvern Hills District Council, said: "By coming together as a community and raising the flag we are showing our support and providing a much-needed morale boost for the troops and their families.

"It is an opportunity to celebrate the men and women who not only have kept us safe over the years but provide the international community with peace keeping forces and facilitate disaster relief efforts."

Visit www.armedforcesday.org.uk for more information on Armed Forces Day.

Pictured: Cllr Dean Clarke, Chairman of Malvern Hills District Council, with Lorna Morris, Marketing and Communications Officer (left) and Amy Harris, Work Experience Student (right), with the flag.

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